Energy price rise hits one million npower customers

It will add around £64 to a typical dual fuel annual bill

ScottishPower to hike energy prices by £63 a year

The 5.5% increase in gas and electricity prices will come into effect on 1st June 2018

Energy bills to increase for E.ON customers

Big Six supplier E.ON has made changes to the structure of its tariffs which it said will increase bills by £22 a year on average. The changes for existing customers on the standard variable tariff will come into effect on 19th April 2018. The increase in bills is due to the removal of discounts – […]

Small supplier raises energy prices by 2.8%

Small supplier Bulb has announced plans to increase energy prices following spikes in wholesale prices. The average customer will see a 2.8% increase on their gas and electricity bill, rising from £855 to £879 a year. It will apply to all of Bulb’s 300,000 customers on the single Vari-Fair tariff and will come into effect […]

Five million households face energy price rise

Around five million vulnerable households will see a £58 increase a year on their energy bills from April. Ofgem said the level of its safeguard tariff – which stops suppliers from charging customers too much – will increase from £1,031 to £1,089 for dual fuel customers on average. That’s mainly due to higher wholesale energy […]

Power price hike for NI households and businesses

Energy company Power NI has announced it will be increasing domestic electricity prices by 5.6% from October. The price hike, which is the supplier’s first in four years, will see electricity bills rise from £470 per year to £497 on average. Power NI blames the increase in the costs of producing electricity, such as the […]

British Gas hikes electricity prices by 12.5%

The owner of British Gas has raised electricity prices by 12.5% but gas prices remain unchanged. That will increase the average dual fuel bill by 7.3% – or £76 – taking the total annual bill to £1,120. However, Centrica claims it is still cheaper than 84% of other standard tariffs on the market. The move, […]

EDF Energy announces second price rise this year

Big Six supplier EDF Energy is increasing its electricity prices for the second time this year. Its standard variable electricity tariff will rise by 9% – adding £49 to the bill – and its gas tariff will increase by 5.5%, adding £29. Dual fuel customers will see their prices rise by 7.2%, paying an extra […]

SSE to hike electricity prices by almost 15%

SSE has announced it will be increasing its electricity prices by 14.9%. That would mean a 6.9% dual fuel rise, adding around £73 to the average bill and taking the total to £1,142 a year. The price rise, which doesn’t affect gas tariffs, will come into effect from 28th April. Around 2.8 million customers in […]

SSE Airtricity and Firmus Energy hike gas prices

Two gas suppliers in Northern Ireland have announced increases in prices. SSE Airtricity Gas Supply’s 141,000 customers are to see a 7.6% rise from 31st March, adding around £36 to their gas bill a year. The increase is said to be the result of a rise in external costs “outside of SSE Airtricity’s control including […]